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Pali Highway and Old Pali Road

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July 14, 2011           Some online infos

Pali Highway Lookout
(from here you can walk down to Alapena Pool. For this, plz walk back from the parking lot along the Highway and make your way
down left through the forest. You will hear the water immediately).

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Alapena Pool
they are located just next to the above location. Walk the street back where the car parking is. Find your way through the brunches down to the pool. Follow the sounds of the waterfall. There is no real way down there to describe. It is a hidden place.

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Nuuanu Pali Lookout - parking 3 USD (pay at machine)

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The Pali tunnels are also movie location for racing scenes from Magnum P.I.
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Old Pali Road

Toho No Hikari, 3510 Nuuanu Pali Drive
From the webpage: Toho No Hikari in Honolulu, HI is a private company categorized under  Churches. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue  of unknown and employs a staff of approximately 1 to 4. Companies  like Toho No Hikari usually offer:  Children's Ministry, Church Of The Brethren, Reformed Churches,  Church Of The Nazarene and Churchs.

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Queen Emma Summer Palace

Entrance Fee             online information

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Inside pictures not allowed. Tour last for about 40 min. Afterwards you can go to the shop or wander around in the small garden.

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In the backyard I found one petroglyphs. Nobody really knows where the old petroglyphs are really located when asking, but one of the tour guides
pointed some trees out in their garden. I went to have a look and only found one left. Petroglyphs on Hawaii rather vanish due to vandalism.

between those trees in the middle I found some rocks with one petroglyph
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Valley of the Temples

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Byodo-in Temple      official webpage          entrance fee 3 USD

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Waimea Valley

July 15, 2011   - Entrance fee (expensive)   -- Walking to the Waterfall (lifeguard present. Please see them before entering the pool)
Before entering you can visit ... (at the parking lot)

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